The White House “Task Force on 21st Century Policing” was announced Thursday. It will make its recommendations to the president about how to fix America’s police forces by early March.
There are two ongoing investigations to determine whether the officer used excessive force when tasing a 76-year-old man.
Samaria Rice says, “I’m still waiting for a knock on my door to tell me what happened.”
Three people are dead after police stormed the Lindt chocolate cafe in Sydney’s Martin Place, where Man Haron Monis allegedly held 17 hostages for hours. Monis died in a gunfight with police, authorities said.
“By the way if anyone feels they can’t breathe or their lives matter I’ll be at the movies tonight, off duty, carrying my gun,” Officer Phillip White tweeted.
The billboards imitate the style of the Met’s own poster campaign.
A judge delivered a legal victory to protesters Thursday, saying police have to warn protesters and give them time to disperse before firing tear gas.
As a black man I’d learned to fear the police. Then the police became my family.
Workers in Hong Kong dismantled barricades Thursday. A total of 209 people were arrested as demonstrators staged a sit-in protest.
“This is what due process looks like: it is messy, it can be long and it can be frustrating.”
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Shepherd’s Bush on Wednesday night in sympathy with US protests over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Update: Police confirmed the arrests on Thursday morning.
The popular torrent website is suspected of violating copyright law in Sweden.
As changes to military-equipment programs stall out in D.C., administration officials are citing the 2013 terrorist attack. The complex case of the Boston Marathon response.
For a second day, demonstrations over recent police killings of unarmed black men turned violent in Berkeley, California.
Police shot the man at the busy intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue.
The stabbing took place in the town of Niles. There were no fatalities.
People gathered Friday to protest the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and others who have been killed by police.
Officer Peter Liang reportedly texted his union representative moments after shooting 28-year-old Akai Gurley instead of calling for help, the New York Daily News reported. Updated: Police union spokesperson said none of their delegates in the area received his text.
Former footballer Kevin Stephens, aka Stevothemadman, was filming a sketch with friends in a park in North London using fake guns, when armed police arrived.
Rumain Brisbon, 34, was killed Tuesday night by a white cop in an incident that shares similarities to racially charged events in Ferguson and New York City that have sparked protests across the U.S.
The trending hashtag came on the heels of #CrimingWhileWhite, which documented testimonies of white privilege in criminal justice.
Et les règles d’engagement qu’elles doivent respecter.
The hashtag was trending on Twitter Wednesday and Thursday after a grand jury cleared the officer who killed Eric Garner.
“Next one comes near, tase ‘em.”
Police are allowed to use lethal force under specific circumstances, when it’s reasonable to do so. Especially when it comes to black suspects, that means almost anytime.
A grand jury has been weighing charges against the officer who put Eric Garner in a chokehold on July 17. The jury’s decision could come as early as this week.
And the rules of engagement they follow.
Autopsy results sent to BuzzFeed News by the family of a 31-year-old Milwaukee man who was gunned down in a park by a police officer call into question the cop’s account of the incident.
Nine officers, eight white and one Latino, claim the department delivered them “substantially harsher punishment” than their African-American counterparts as a result of a fatal chase in 2012 that involved two black suspects.
The Ferguson police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown resigned from the department effective immediately. ” It is my hope that my resignation will allow the community to heal,” he said in the resignation letter published Saturday.